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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near New Iberia, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about New Iberia...

New Iberia is a coastal city in the United States. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 30617 people. The water temperature around New Iberia changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 12°C (53.6°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since New Iberia is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near New Iberia?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to New Iberia is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to New Iberia. A good spot nearby is Fourchon, which is 115.4km (71.7miles) away from New Iberia. Click here for more information on Fourchon and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Chandeleur Islands, which is roughly 179.1km (111.3miles) away from New Iberia. Another surfspot is Chandeleur Islands, located 179.1km (111.3miles) from New Iberia.

Are there nice beaches located close to New Iberia?

No, there are not many beaches near to New Iberia. A good beach nearby is Holly Beach, which is 99.7km (62miles) away from New Iberia. Another gorgeous beach near New Iberia is Holly Beach, 99.7km (62miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for New Iberia?

The water temperature around New Iberia is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near New Iberia?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to New Iberia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about New Iberia...

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